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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Google Play Weekly

This week we talk about the release of Hearthstone, Baldur's Gate II, Half-LIfe 2 Episode 1, and more Android apps and games news!

Published onDecember 19, 2014

Android apps Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! Here are the headlines this week!

And now here are five Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week!

Swiftkey icon free Android apps
SwiftKey Keyboard

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
First up this week is SwiftKey Keyboard. They have been super busy over this holiday season and they continue to be. They have released some new themes inspired by the Disney Movie frozen. There are a total of six themes they are essentially ice blue keyboards that also display your favorite characters from the movie. Given that it’s winter in the northern hemisphere, it’s a good, fun, and relatively cheap way to decorate for the season.

Get it on Google Play
Frozen Swiftkey android apps

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Christmas in HD Live Wallpaper

[Price: Free / $0.99]
If you’re really getting into the holiday spirit, Christmas in HD is a newer live wallpaper that will help you out with that. It features parallax effects, lens blur effects, and some seriously gorgeous Christmas scenery. There is a free version and a paid version and perhaps the best part about both of them is that neither uses any permissions. It’s a great way to them your device for the holidays.

Get it on Google Play

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SimCity BuildIt

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
SimCity BuildIt brings you back to the classic days of SimCity but with arguably better graphics. This last week they released a sizable update that includes better support for international play and a range of bug fixes and performance improvements. If you enjoyed the SimCity of the olden days, you’ll probably enjoy this title and it’s free to play with in app purchases.

Get it on Google Play

baldur's gate II android apps
Baldur’s Gate II

[Price: $9.99 with in app purchases]
Baldur’s Gate II has been released on Android and old school PC RPG fans rejoiced. The controls and graphics are about the same as they were on the original Baldur’s Gate which was released for Android earlier this year so if you’ve been playing that one, this should have that same look and feel. The game also includes all the expansions and some extra, non-game content that you can purchase through in app purchases.

Get it on Google Play
baldur's gate android apps

PushBullet free Android apps

[Price: Free]
Last up this week is Pushbullet. The app allows you to see your phone notifications on your PC and it also allows you to send things between your devices easily and reply to texts. The latest update now allows you to use quick actions. So you can do things like archive emails in Gmail or do pretty much whatever you could before in quick actions on your device. The best part is the app remains free.

Get it on Google Play

Wrap up

If we missed any awesome Android apps or games news this week, let us know about it in the comments!

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